CIW certification program validates job-role skills competency
for entry-level job seekers and seasoned professionals alike.
Candidates can earn CIW certifications in various Information
Technology (IT) job roles, from the foundational CIW Associate
certification, continuing to CIW Professional specialization
certifications, and up to advanced-level Master CIW certifications.
certifications include the following:
Certified CIW Associates possess the basic hands-on skills
and knowledge that Internet professionals are expected to
understand and use. Foundational skills include basic knowledge
of Internet technologies, network infrastructure, and Web
authoring using XHTML.
Associate Design Specialist
The CIW Associate Design Specialist certification creates
a certification pathway for your design students by combining
two of our most popular CIW courses from our Master Designer
CIW candidates attain CIW Professional status upon earning
the CIW Associate certification and passing any one of eight
CIW job-role exams. CIW Professional certifications can
be earned in disciplines such as Web site design, security,
server administration, application development or database
This certification can lead to a successful career as a
Web designer, creative director, Web marketing/ business
specialist, art director or e-commerce developer. Master
CIW Designers develop and maintain Web sites using authoring
and scripting languages, create content and digital media,
and employ standards and technologies for both business-to-business
and business-to-consumer e-commerce Web sites.
Database Design Specialist
The CIW Database Design Specialist certification validates
knowledge of database design principals and theory, and
their application to the most popular database platforms.
This certification prepares professionals for a successful
career in network, system or intranet administration. The
Master CIW Administrator identifies and defines network
architecture, administers corporate infrastructure and servers,
monitors and analyzes network performance, and implements
and manages network security.
Practice exams in VCE format: